Last update: 21 Jun 2022

Marc Pattinson

Thematic Expert Research and innovation
France
(Nord)
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Policy briefs (13)
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The ins and outs of the Vanguard Initiative

The Vanguard Initiative seeks to support interregional cooperation notably through industrial clusters and innovation ecosystems creating new competitive advantages for Europe, member states, and regions.
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The challenges and necessity of rural innovation

Rural regions make up roughly half of the territory of the European Union. By building innovation capacity and implementing innovative solutions, rural and sparsely populated areas can overcome their inherent challenges and remain viable business locations
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Policy challenges in research and innovation infrastructure

The European research and innovation infrastructure ecosystem comprised numerous facilities and stakeholders operating at the leading edge of scientific discoveries. The experience of Interreg Europe projects tackling research and innovation infrastructure can serve as inspiration to regions across Europe.
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Industry 4.0

This policy brief features six policy recommendations to support the development of industry 4.0.
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University-industry collaboration

Find out in this policy brief why university-industry collaboration is a key component of the regional innovation policy-mix. Successful exploitation of research and development results is fundamental for regional competitiveness.
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Smart Specialisation Strategy

In this policy brief, you will learn from practices implemented in different regional institutional contexts such as transformative policy changes on regional policy challenges ranging from the Entrepreneurial Discovery Process to S3 Monitoring.
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Innovation networks

Explore 5 policy recommendations in this policy brief on innovation networks and learn how the process can facilitate mutual learning and knowledge transfer.
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Skills for innovation

Discover five policy recommendations using the experience of Interreg Europe projects dealing with the development of skills for innovation to offer regions a path towards better regional innovation.
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Innovation in less developed regions

This policy brief explores the importance of research and innovation in less-developed European regions to promote regional convergence within the European Union.
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